Nutrition

Should You Buy Organic for Your Senior?

To buy or not to buy organic, that is the question. The Environmental Working Group (EWG) publishes an annual report called the “Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides in Produce” that may help your decision making. This report takes food testing data from the USDA and identifies the produce with the most [...]

By | 2018-04-27T12:51:54+00:00 October 28th, 2015|Categories: Nutrition|0 Comments

Senior Wellness: Benefits of Turmeric for Cognitive Decline

What are your thoughts on natural solutions for health issues? We all see stories in the news media, blogs and health publications about the benefits of natural remedies, but one that is extremely interesting to me is turmeric and its impact on cognitive decline. The benefits of turmeric are worth [...]

By | 2018-04-27T13:39:04+00:00 April 30th, 2015|Categories: Nutrition|0 Comments

Bone Up on Healthy Bones Connecticut!

Mary Scagliarini, RN, Live-in Service Coordinator Aging is tough on our bones. The older we get the more likely we are to lose bone mass. Weak bones can cause everything from fractures to deadly falls. An estimated 10 million adults in the U.S. have Osteoporosis, and 1.5 million [...]

By | 2018-04-30T15:19:09+00:00 May 30th, 2013|Categories: Nutrition|Tags: |0 Comments

Top Ten Reasons to Include Vitamin D in Your Daily Diet

Mary Scagliarini, RN, Live-in Service Coordinator The Importance of Vitamin D.  Growing up your mother no doubt told you to “drink your milk”. We all know it helps support growing bones. But what about older bones? What role does vitamin D play in aging? So we compiled [...]

By | 2017-12-19T13:38:00+00:00 April 30th, 2013|Categories: Nutrition|Tags: |0 Comments

Healthy Food Gifts for Seniors

Are you wondering about what to bring a senior loved one or friend for the holidays?  How about one of these easy to follow and healthy food gifts?  These are some great looking and practical gift ideas that will go along way to "warm the heart." Southwestern Three Bean & [...]

By | 2018-04-30T15:25:13+00:00 December 19th, 2012|Categories: Nutrition|0 Comments

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